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POSTPONED – Sanctions Kill
March 19, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Due to Coronavirus concerns, this event has been postponed.
US sanctions are not an alternative to war. They make war more likely. On the anniversary of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, join us for an honest discussion of US sanctions. We’ll explore the human cost.
Sanctions on Iraq in the 1990’s led to the deaths of approximately 500,000 children. Sec. of State Madeleine Albright said it was, “worth it.” We went to war with Iraq anyway.
It’s time to change the public perception of economic sanctions. Along with war, sanctions are a tool in the US regime change playbook — one that causes intolerable consequences.
Dr. Kee Park, a Harvard Medical School neurosurgeon and director of the North Korea Program of the Korean American Medical Association. He leads the medical collaboration between physicians of the US and DPRK, and has visited North Korea an average of more than once per year for the past 15 years
Mojgan Haji, the National Iranian American Council’s (NIAC) Massachusetts Congressional Captain.
Jorge Marin, a native of Caracas, Venezuela, member of the Boston-area Venezuela Solidarity Committee and Hands Off Venezuela
Lee Schlenker, community organizer and international solidarity activist who has worked extensively in Havana as an International Team member with Witness for Peace
Sponsors: Massachusetts Peace Action, Harvard Students for Bernie Sanders, United Against War and Militarism, and Boston DSA Internationalism Working Group